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Mixed media consist of resin, acrylic, marker, color pencil, embroidery thread, wood, photography film, on wood panel.
This tall, narrow canvas lent itself to the wonderful Palo Verde trees that I loved from Arizona and Marfa Texas. There is a bit of gauze fabric to give texture to the tree branches. I then played with sunlight and shadow in somewhat fanciful colors. Purple shadows for contrast with sunlight is a favorite for me.
Encaustic is a time honored technique dating back to original artist’s works prior to the availability of oil painting. Beeswax is tinted with pigment to create colors, then applied to wood canvas, heated with fire and then polished to build a beautiful shine.